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Limfamgoma
Carolyn Franks

My name is Carolyn Franks, I am 61 years old. My mom and dad’s name was Jack and Ruby Nichols. My right hand is enlarged to twice the size of my left. I was born with it. My parents took me to Children’s Hospital when I was a toddler. I think I may have started going in 1950 or 1951. [I went until I was 18 years old. As you can tell, it’s my right hand because I don’t write to good]. When I was eight or nine the doctors did a biopsy. It’s not cancer they called it Limfamgoma.
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